Lily Sugar'n Cream Rainbow Hexagon Beach Bag

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by Lily Sugar'n Cream Design Team

Lily Sugar'n Cream Rainbow Hexagon Beach Bag

Crochet a beautiful, bright bag that you’ll never run out of uses for.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Use a gauge of 15 hdc and 12 rows (4 inch) to crochet a bag that measures throw that measures approximately 15 inch x 17 inch excluding handles. Save time, check your gauge. If the hook listed under supplies does not work, use the size that allows you to obtain the required gauge. Download template for abbreviations not explained elsewhere and the pattern. Special abbreviation: yoh = yarn over hook
  • 2
    Motif (see template) (make 15): Note: Ch 2 at beg of rnd does not count as st.
  • 3
    With Red, ch 6. Join with sl st to first ch to form a ring. 1st rnd: Ch 2. *(Yoh and draw up a loop in ring) 3 times. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – cluster made. Ch 3. Rep from * 5 times more. Join with sl st to top of first cluster. Fasten off. 2nd rnd: Join Tangerine with sl st to any ch-3 sp. Ch 2. (Cluster. Ch 3) twice in same sp as sl st. *(Cluster. Ch 3) twice in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * 4 times more. Join with sl st to top of first cluster. Fasten off. 3rd rnd: Join Yellow with sl st to any ch-3 sp. Ch 2. (Cluster. Ch 3) twice in same sp as sl st. **(Cluster. Ch 3) in next ch-3 sp. (Cluster. Ch 3) twice in next ch-3 sp. Rep from * 4 times more. (Cluster. Ch 3) in next ch-3 sp. Join Hot Green with sl st to top of first cluster. Break Yellow. 4th rnd: With Hot Green, ch 2. *(2 hdc. Ch 2. 2 hdc) in next ch-3 sp. (3 hdc in next ch-3 sp) twice. Rep from * 5 times more. Join Robin’s Egg Blue with sl st to first hdc. Break Hot Green. 5th rnd: With Robin’s Egg Blue, ch 2. *1 hdc in each hdc to next ch-2 sp. (2 hdc. Ch 2. 2 hdc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * 5 times more. 1 hdc in each hdc to end of rnd. Join Mod Blue with sl st to first hdc. Break Robin’s Egg Blue. 6th rnd: With Mod Blue, ch 1. *1 sc in each hdc to next ch-2 sp. (1 sc. Ch 1. 1 sc) in next ch-2 sp. Rep from * 5 times more. 1 sc in each hdc to end of rnd. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off. With RS of Motifs facing each other and Mod Blue, work 1 row of sc to crochet Motifs tog as shown on Chart, noting at each corner of bottom edge, one side of Motif will be folded in half and crocheted tog as shown on template.
  • 4
    Top border: 1st rnd: With RS facing, join Mod Blue with sl st to any ch-1 sp at top point. Sl st in next sc. Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 5 sc. 1 dc in each of next 3 sc. 1 tr in each of next 2 sc. (Yoh) twice and draw up a loop in last st of working Motif. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. (Yoh) twice and draw up a loop in first sc of next Motif. (Yoh and draw through 2 loops on hook) twice. Yoh and draw through all loops on hook – tr2tog made. 1 tr in each of next 2 sc. 1 dc in each of next 3 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 5 sc. 1 sc in each of next 5 sc. Miss next ch-1 sp. 1 sc in next sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. 2nd rnd: Ch 1. 1 sc in same sp as last sl st. *1 sc in each of next 4 sc. 1 hdc in each of next 21 sts. 1 sc in each of next 6 sc. Rep from * around. Join with sl st to first sc. Fasten off.
  • 5
    Straps (make 2): With 1 strand each of Robin’s Egg Blue and Mod Blue held tog, ch 84. 1st rnd: 1 dc in 4th ch from hook. 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Working into rem loops along opposite side of ch, work 1 dc in each ch to end of ch. Ch 1. Do not fasten off. Fold Strap in half lengthwise with RS facing each other (WS of last rnd will show). Join Strap by working 1 sl st through tops of corresponding dc and foundation ch to end of row. Fasten off. Sew Straps to WS 4 inch in from side edges of Bag (see picture).
  • 6
    Optional: Lining: Cut fabric to 16 inch x 35 inch. Fold in half lengthwise and stitch sides tog using a 1/2 inch seam allowance. Fold over 1/2 inch seam allowance along top edge of lining and sew 1 inch below top edge of Bag.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:2 hours

Project Supplies

  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Red 104213113
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Tangerine 104530930
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Yellow 104213078
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Hot Green 104213053
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Robin’s Egg 104213050 (2)
  • Lily Sugar ‘n Cream Yarn Mod Blue 104530928 (2)
  • Clover Amour Crochet Hook G 4.0 mm 104755757
  • Fabric (optional - used as Bag Lining)
  • Scissors (optional - only needed if cutting Fabric)
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